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Modern American Indian life is urban, rural, and everything in-between. Lobo and Peters have compiled an unprecedented collection of innovative scholarship, stunning art, poetry, and prose that documents American Indian experiences of urban life. A pervasive rural/urban dichotomy still shapes the popular and scholarly perceptions of Native Americans, but this is a false ex ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 21st 2001 by Altamira Press
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Michelle Boyer
Studying Contemporary Urban Indians through Interdisciplinary Lenses


Defining the “urban Indian experience” is next to impossible due to the fact that many American Indians experienced relocation and urbanization differently, a point that Lobo and Peters make quite clear in their study of urban Indians and urban identity in both the past and in a contemporary setting. As Lobo explains, the goal of this project is to bring awareness to urban Indian issues where there is otherwise “very little foc
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